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A descendant of legendary Texas pioneer Deaf Smith, Sarah Roach (1874-1968) was born in San Antonio, Texas, to Henry and Susan Fisk Roach. She married Otis M. Farnsworth and settled in San Antonio, where they operated the Original Mexican Restaurant. Farnsworth joined the Daughters of the Republic of Texas in 1903 and was a charter member of the Alamo Mission Chapter when it was formed in 1906.
Correspondence, research material, organization records, and printed material are part of the Sarah Roach Farnsworth Papers, documenting her patriotic and civic activities.
Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Correspondence
DRT Collection at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, "Farnsworth (Sarah Roach) Papers, 1907-1947" (2020). Finding Aids: Guides to the Collection. 49.